Priyamvada Rai, Ph.D., co-leader of the Tumor Biology Program at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and professor of radiation oncology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (UMMSOM), knows how beneficial attending a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program can be. Read more “NCI-Sponsored Program Immerses Students in Innovative Biomedical Research”
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine, in collaboration with the Caridad Health Center, Inc., and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, have received a $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project to tackle chronic health disparities through the use of electronic health records (EHR), artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) and the Internet of Things (IoT). Read more “NIH Grant to FAU, Caridad Center, and UM MSOM will Tackle Disease Disparities”
Research projects by students in the computer science undergraduate research program are wrapping up this week at the University of Miami. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the Research Experience for Undergraduates program provided 10-week grants for college students from across the country to come study with University of Miami professors and help them advance their research goals. Read more “AI and Computer Simulations Lift Research Experience”
With the ultimate goal of accelerating the discovery of drugs to regenerate or protect nerves after spinal cord injury, UM Miller School researchers have received a $2.5 million grant to develop a novel database via the Center for Computational Science to enable neuroscientists to search the voluminous and growing number of studies related to nervous system repair, and link relevant data from those studies to other resources. Read more “Researchers to Create World Database for Nervous System Repair”
Dr. C. Hendricks Brown is Director of the Social Systems Informatics focus area in the Center for Computational Science, a program that he founded in 2011. He holds the rank of Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, and is Interim Director of the Prevention Science and Community Health Division in that department. Read more “Featured Scientist C. Hendricks Brown, PhD”
Researcher Leads Effort to Speed Up Drug Discovery
For chemists and other scientists who, like Stephan Schürer, Ph.D., are immersed in the early phases of new drug discovery, PubChem is a treasure trove. The largest public database of small molecule screening data accessible to anyone in the world contains thousands of experiments on hundreds of thousands of compounds with millions of values.